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School Counseling Information



    Welcome to Farragut High School Counseling!
    11237 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37934
    Phone: 865-671-7111
    Fax: 865-671-7198

    The Counseling Office is open daily for students to stop by and talk to their counselor to discuss their academic plan, connect with scholarship and financial aid, address any social/emotional concerns and much more.  Parents and students are welcome to contact their student's counselor to make an appointment!

    Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators with a master's degree or higher in school counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address the developmental needs of all students. School Counselors address students' academic, career, and social/emotional needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and helps maximize student success.

  • Important Announcements!


  • Congratulations to Aidan Thomason for being selected for the FHS Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award.  Aidan was voted on by the faculty and staff for her commitment to dependability, citizenship, service, and patriotism.  She completed a DAR national essay recently which will now go on to regional competition.  She was also awarded a DAR Good Citizen pin to wear at graduation.  Thank you for your commitment to your community Aidan!
    Congratulations to Eric Wang for being selected as the FHS Jefferson Scholar nominee!  Eric will now compete for a full ride scholarship to The University of Virginia.
    Congratulations to Michelle He for being selected as the Morehead Cain nominee for FHS.  Michelle will compete for a full ride scholarship to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Way to go Michelle!
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  • Schedule Change Requests for Spring Semester

    The online schedule change requests for spring term classes will be open beginning Wednesday, November 1st. The final deadline for requesting a schedule change will be Tuesday, November 21st at 5:00 pm. No schedule change requests for spring term will be made after that date. Class space is limited, so please remember that schedule changes will only be made on a very limited basis and only if space is available. 

    To request a schedule change, please fill out the online form:  http://goo.gl/forms/nsmlFbd3jm066bEs1


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  • Congratulations to the following students for recently being named as National Merit Semifinalists. These students scored in the top 1/2 of one percent of all students on the PSAT exam their junior year!
    Caleb Bradley
    Kevin Chen
    Roger Chen
    Daniel Choo
    Harrison Crawford
    Anna Delahunt
    Katherine Delahunt
    Alexander Galindo
    Michelle He
    Michael Lin
    Rachel Marguiles
    Anni Ohstrom
    Kevin Sun
    Aidan Thomason
    Eric Wang
    These students will now continue in the National Merit competiton to become Finalists.
    This year FHS had FIFTEEN Seniors honored with this award which is an FHS record!
    Congratulations to Alex Galindo for also being selected as a National Hispanic Scholar!  Alex scored in the top five percent of all juniors who are Hispanic taking the PSAT.
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  • The University of Tennessee has organized a new physics lecture series at known as 'Physics for Everyone'. For more information (speakers, venue, time, free parking etc.) please visit this webpage: http://www.phys.utk.edu/physics-for-everyone/  
    (also, please find attached poster)
    There would be 5 lectures which will be delivered by UTK Department of Physics and Astronomy professors
                                                                1. Einstein's Relativity for Everyone.     (September 16, 2017)
                                                                2. Quantum Mechanics for Everyone   (October 7,2017)
                                                                3. Nuclear Physics for Everyone          (October 21, 2017)
                                                                4. Particle Physics for Everyone          (October 28, 2017)
                                                                5. Solid State Physics for Everyone     (December 2, 2017)
    These are very general physics topics and lectures would be accessible to high school students/general public. 
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  • Seniors with a vocational background are encouraged to consider applying for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program in Germany.  This is a full scholarship program sponsored by the US Congress.  It includes extensive language  training and work in their area of interest.  Must have a B average.  Go to nacelopendoor.org or see Mrs. Bolinger for more information.


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  • Reminder--TN Promise applications are now open online.  Seniors must complete the application before November 1st.  Go to www.tnpromise.gov to apply NOW!  TN Promise provides two years of free tuition at the area community colleges, TCATs, and other partner schools.


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  • The National Youth Science Camp is for two high school seniors from each state.  It is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and features lectures and hands-on science seminars by leading scientists.  The  online student application will open up during the first week of September at http://apply.nysc.org.


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  • Visit our Naviance College and Career Website: http://connection.naviance.com/farraguths


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  • Seniors:

    Don't miss out on important updates regarding college information and scholarships from your FHS Counseling Office! Text @fhsmessage to (442) 333-4864 to get reminders for upcoming events.


    9th-11th grade:

    Don't miss out on important updates regarding college information, testing and events from your FHS Counseling Office! Text @farragut to (442) 333-4864 to get updated reminders.

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School Counselors

  •  Bast
     Rachel Bast 
    Freshman Counselor, Class of 2021
    Ashley Bennewitz
    Sophomore Counselor, Class of 2020
    Susan Bolinger
    College and Career Counselor


     James Michel
    Junior Counselor, Class of 2019
    Andi Tenry
    Senior Counselor, Class of 2018
    Susan Davidson
    Counseling Department Secretary
    Tracy Moore
    Student Information System Secretary